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Not the answer you're looking for? Now Win2K is all up to date there and I installed Avast Anti-virus yesterday and Malwarebytes yesterday. Thank you so much for your help. I deleted them all.

I primarily use the Ubuntu and not the XP. If you are worried about this you might want to run Windows in a virtual machine rather than dual boot. Dual Boot Infected This is a discussion on Dual Boot Infected within the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. Similar to Mac and Android.Windows runs their own proprietary kernel.

Reply Todd October 2, 2012 at 1:06 am I am a newer Linux user still learning how to navigate the os really, but i have fooled around a few years ago This morning I opened the Win2k OS without a problem and I have run the Malwarebytes anti-malware program in there and found 63 infections. I run multiple scans on her computer weekly and always find evil stuff. However, I would agree with you that Avast is better, particularly in the usability area.

That worked and while running, this is where the problem started. I have a laptop that is dual boot Ubuntu and XP pro (it's an older laptop). What is the noise level as read on my oscilloscope? CONTINUE READING4 Comments Privacy | Security world Hello Moto, do you really need all this info?

WINE long ago reached a level of compatibility that viruses are a real threat, and I've seen one or two break out of the sandbox and cause some issues in ~.For Sam Thank you for you for the informative article! You level up. Plus, I'll be able to give Ubuntu a way bigger partition - she's in there right now happily installing some cool games from the Software Center, so the meager partition I

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There is a C: E: and F: to defrag and clean up.A defrag tool will scan the PC for any hard drives and offer to defrag them. Never the less I am fondly apreciated with your time and effort to help this motor coordinated handicap stranger. Ubuntu?  What's that? This is true for compiled binaries ("exe"/PE files on Windows - in contrast to mainly ELF files on Linux, but no filename extension needed), which are usually platform-dependent.

I have 97 pages in my book draft. The only protection would be to ensure that Ubuntu doesn't have write access to the Windows partition. Most of them were Trojan names. What to do with a student coming to class in revealing clothing, to the degree that it disrupts the teaching environment? "Hay" en futuro simple How can I cut off 1/8

Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads Malware and other nasties are designed to target the widest array of users, to ensure maximum penetration for little effort. ANY modern bootloader (GRUB, the FreeBSD Loader, and even the windows bootloader) can boot any OS sitting on a partition. The file is already on the hard drive regardless if his PC is infected.

If your linux installation has full volume encryption, then it may be safer because everything is encrypted. I like to keep Ubuntu light and I only use it for surfing the internet and logging into my accounts. I do not have access to the windows disc/boot disc.

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Some viruses are smart and protect themselves - e.g. they will install multiple versions that check each other and, should one die, immediately reinstate it.  They can't do that if they never We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. Just wonder what virus spreads from Ubuntu to the Win XP Pro portion of a dual boot PC? If anyone has furhter advice to help me clean up btoh OS's including how to get back into XP Pro then please feel free to direct traffic for me.

We said that Windows can't access the Ubuntu partition's file system, but it can very well access the raw partition (and format it itself or overwrite it otherwise) or the partition You can also choose another character encoding and try again. RichieFth Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help 21 04-28-2011 02:08 PM "Internet Protection" malware problem. Pingback: Secure Boot | Malwarebytes Unpacked() Pingback: Dual Boot, Secure Boot, and your SSD - OCZ Blog() Егор Бобров YAY!In photo Russian keyboard!WHY?!

If we use only Ubuntu for internet access, could we acquire a virus or other malware that could find and infect the windows file system? only readable (or is that too mean ) Either way you should have a malware scanner for each OS you have - in the case of windows I find it's best Confusion about the use of the present simple in a story It's time for a clock challenge! Email check failed, please try again Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. %d bloggers like this:

Enter UEFI, the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface UEFI, the evolution of EFI, replaces both the BIOS and does away with the MBR all together, with the GPT (Guid Partition Table).  It introduces Don't worry you're not alone - most of the fixing of computers I've done has been to undo teenage damage..


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